Books by Matthew Rake

PREHISTORIC ANCESTORS OF MODERN ANIMALS by Matthew Rake
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2017

"Armchair thrills aplenty for Anthropocene readers. (index) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Artful digital collage makes it easy to imagine memorable modern encounters with a hippo-eating snake and other extinct creatures. Read full book review >
CREEPY, CRAWLY CREATURES by Matthew Rake
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2015

"Browsers' delights, but definitely not for the squeamish. (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Ten of nature's little horrors, presented in a gallery of close-up photo portraits with all-too-detailed commentary. Read full book review >
THE DAWN OF PLANET EARTH by Matthew Rake
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"Chewy fare for fans of polysyllabic monikers but not a top-shelf prospect in the struggle to survive. (Nonfiction. 7-9)"
A chatty lungfish leads a quick tour of life's evolution, from Earth's formation to the appearance of early mammals in the Triassic Period. Read full book review >